Originally published on October 30, 2018 in the Portland Press Herald By Bob Keyes, Staff Writer "Smith, the 22nd U.S. poet laureate, will visit Maine this week as part of her ongoing project 'American Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities.' She will talk about the power of poetry at 1 p.m. Thursday at Norway Memorial Library and at 7 p.m. Thursday at Lewiston Public Library. The Maine Humanities Council is presenting her visit in partnership with the Library of Congress." Full article